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Abdominal Venous Thrombosis
Simon S. M. Ho, MBBS, FRCR
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging Findings

    • Diagnostic Checklist

      TERMINOLOGY

      • Abbreviations and Synonyms

        • Inferior vena cava (IVC), obstruction, occlusion
        • IVC thrombus
      • Definitions

        • "Proximal" and "distal" in the venous system applies to the position of a vein segment in relation to the heart (rather than the flow direction of blood)

      IMAGING FINDINGS

      • General Features

        • Ultrasonographic Findings

          • Imaging Recommendations

            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              PATHOLOGY

              • General Features

                CLINICAL ISSUES

                • Presentation

                  • Treatment

                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                      Selected References

                      1. Zwiebel WJ et al: Introduction to Vascular Sonography. 5th edition. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders. 545-9, 2005
                      2. Ridwelski K et al: Primary sarcoma of the inferior vena cava: review of diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes in a case series. Int Surg. 86(3):184-90, 2001
                      3. Singh-Panghaal S et al: Inferior vena caval leiomyosarcoma: diagnosis and biopsy with color Doppler sonography. J Clin Ultrasound. 25(5):275-8, 1997
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                      KEY FACTS

                      • Imaging Findings

                        • Diagnostic Checklist

                          TERMINOLOGY

                          • Abbreviations and Synonyms

                            • Inferior vena cava (IVC), obstruction, occlusion
                            • IVC thrombus
                          • Definitions

                            • "Proximal" and "distal" in the venous system applies to the position of a vein segment in relation to the heart (rather than the flow direction of blood)

                          IMAGING FINDINGS

                          • General Features

                            • Ultrasonographic Findings

                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                  PATHOLOGY

                                  • General Features

                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                    • Presentation

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Zwiebel WJ et al: Introduction to Vascular Sonography. 5th edition. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders. 545-9, 2005
                                          2. Ridwelski K et al: Primary sarcoma of the inferior vena cava: review of diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes in a case series. Int Surg. 86(3):184-90, 2001
                                          3. Singh-Panghaal S et al: Inferior vena caval leiomyosarcoma: diagnosis and biopsy with color Doppler sonography. J Clin Ultrasound. 25(5):275-8, 1997